Murrieta Valley, Vista Murrieta and Murrieta Mesa Listed Among Nation's Top High Schools

The three high schools were named in U.S. News and World Report's annual list of the best public high schools.

Murrieta Valley Unified School District (Patch file photo/Maggie Avants)
Murrieta Valley Unified School District (Patch file photo/Maggie Avants)
When it comes to quality public eduction for Murrieta high school students, the local school district ranks well, according to a new report.

According to U.S. News and World Report's annual list of the best schools, three local schools received "silver" medals in 2014.

In Murrieta Valley Unified School District, the following schools received a nod from the publication (click on the links to learn more): 
The magazine collected data on more than 19,400 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. A total of 574 California schools (and 4,707 nationally) were ranked for the magazine's prestigious list this year.

The rankings were calculated by looking at student performance on state-mandated standardized tests, evaluating how effectively schools educated black, Hispanic and economically disadvantaged students, and performance on Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams to determine the degree to which schools prepare students for college-level work.

The entire district's ranks can be found here: http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/california/districts/murrieta-valley-unified-school-district

Patty O'Connor May 05, 2014 at 09:30 AM
Our children are worth more... At the very least.... Our school should be gold. With the amazing kids we have in our community, the hard working and committed families supporting them and our teachers, we should be better. Much better.


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